2015 ORS 167.212¹
Tampering with drug records

(1) A person commits the crime of tampering with drug records if the person knowingly:

(a) Alters, defaces or removes a controlled substance label affixed by a manufacturer, wholesaler or apothecary, except that it shall not be unlawful for an apothecary to remove or deface such a label for the purpose of filling prescriptions;

(b) Affixes a false or forged label to a package or receptacle containing controlled substances;

(c) Makes or utters a false or forged prescription or false or forged official written order for controlled substances; or

(d) Makes a false statement in any controlled substance prescription, order, report or record required by ORS 475.005 (Definitions for ORS 475.005 to 475.285 and 475.752 to 475.980) to 475.285 (Short title) and 475.752 (Prohibited acts generally) to 475.980 (Affirmative defense to ORS 475.969, 475.971, 475.975 (1) and 475.976 (1)).

(2) Tampering with drug records is a Class C felony. [1971 c.743 §275; 1977 c.745 §34; 1995 c.440 §15]

Notes of Decisions

Where defendant twice offered prescrip­tion to pharmacist, knowing per­son named in prescrip­tion did not exist, he uttered false prescrip­tion under this sec­tion. State v. Vaughn, 37 Or App 191, 586 P2d 804 (1978), Sup Ct review denied

Chapter 167

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Exemp­tion of nuisance laws from constitu­tional require­ment for pay­ments based on govern­ment regula­tions restricting use of prop­erty, (2001) Vol 49, p 284

Law Review Cita­tions

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 167—Offenses Against General Welfare and Animals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors167.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 167, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano167.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.